Deirdre Aylward

In lieu of the Saint Patrick’s Day Parade being canceled, many people probably won’t be venturing into town this Paddy’s Day. But if you’re braving into town, here are the Top 3 ways to celebrate Patrick’s Day in Dublin City for students.

Patriotic Paddy Cocktails
Dublin restaurant is turning green for the month of March:
Mindos March Cocktails, at Marrakesh by Mindo.
Green cocktails served in Capel Street Restaurant for St.
Patrick’s celebrations.
Check out the Instagrammable cocktails below, and on their

2. Alternating Currents

A weekend music festival curated to
show Ireland’s other music tradition. Alternating Currents is weird, eerie, noisy, loud,
Taking over The Sound House on Eden Quay from Friday 13th
to Sunday 15th of March, Alternating Current will showcase the
best musicians, DJs, bands, and artists working in Ireland and
its emigre axis right now.
Expect three floors of music, everything from experimental pop
to soothing ambient, dungeon synth to ravenous dance,
skewered jazz to glitchy electronica.

3. Brave the streets of Temple Bar
Temple bar is the hub of ‘diddle-de-iddle’, Irish traditional
music and craic. We all know the prices of the pints are well
above average in Dublin’s fair city. Yet, with some pre drinks or
a sneaky naggin in toe, some of the best nights are to be had in
Temple Bar.
Temple Bar is one of the best spots to be appreciated by the
foreign nationals that travel far and wide to spend St Patrick’s
day, with their claim to fame distant relatives.